Glory of God Prayer Group, St. Cecilia Parish, Wa Diocese, Ghana - Let Your Light Shine

Raise funds of love

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - the rest will be given. Mother Teresa

Meaning of the universe

If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning. C. S. Lewis

Prayer does not change God

Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays. Soren Kierkegaard

Passion

Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man's wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act. Saint Augustine

Man cannot diminish God's glory

A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell. C. S. Lewis

Take only what you need

Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others. Saint Augustine

Intense love does not measure

Intense love does not measure, it just gives. Mother Teresa

Two kinds of people

There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.' C. S. Lewis

In season at all times

Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand. Mother Teresa

Hear the other side

Hear the other side. Saint Augustine

Miracles

Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see. C. S. Lewis

Pray and work

Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you. Saint Augustine

Our heart is not quiet until it rests in…

Thou hast created us for Thyself, and our heart is not quiet until it rests in Thee. Saint Augustine

Even the rich are hungry for love

Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own. Mother Teresa

Destroyer of peace

The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between. Mother Teresa

Our walking is our preaching

It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching. Francis of Assisi

Death, a blessings

Death may be the greatest of all human blessings. Socrates

Concerns of animal life

We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodily pleasure and avoiding pain. Saint Augustine

Perfect moderation

To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation. Saint Augustine

The gift of overcoming self

Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self. Francis of Assisi

Matthew 13:44-46

Have you ever fallen in love? Do you remember when the phone rang and he or she was on the other end? Your heart fluttered with excitement. You couldn’t wait to see your loved one again. However, the romantic attraction you’ve ever had is nothing compared to the way Jesus loves you. You’re always on his mind. To him, you are the “pearl of great price” (Matthew 13:46). He gave up everything for your salvation. If only this would sink into our hearts! It’s hard to grasp such unconditional love. But there are two things you can do to make it more real in your life. First, begin your day-every day-by dedicating yourself to Jesus. Give him your heart and ask for him to lead you and direct you. If you are facing specific challenges, ask for his wisdom and peace in those circumstances. It’s simply a matter of telling him you want to rely on him and asking for his Holy Spirit to guide you. Then, listen for the ways he inspires you and leads you throughout the day. Second, before you go to sleep, look back over your day. Ask the Spirit to show you how Jesus was present with you: Did he remind you of his promises? Did he strength you during a difficult situation?  

Recall also how you might have strayed from him, whether through sin or negligence. Remember: If you confess your faults, he is faithful to forgive you (1 John 1:9). Let his grace fill you so you can rest calmly and receive joy and hope for another day. As you start to practice anchoring your day in Jesus, don’t be surprised if you notice a difference. When you wake up in the morning, you’ll be able to pray as the Psalmist, “I shall sing of your strength, and extol your love at dawn.’’ (Psalm 59:17). Things will go more smoothly as his grace begins to flow into everything you do. Others too will see the change!  When you go to bed at night, you’ll be able to give your troubles to Jesus and tell him, “In peace I shall both lie down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me secure” (Psalm 4:8, originally verse 9).

Prayer

“Jesus, I give you my heart and my life today. I want to walk every step of my journey with you. I say yes to your Holy Spirit and ask him to work in me as he desires.”

Credit
Please, note that this article, except the title, was taken from “Abide in My Word”. This is the “meditation of the day” for 31st July, 2013.

 

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